Prudential Center – Departure Location Information
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Prudential Center

Boston Duck Tours departs at Prudential Center at 53 Huntington Avenue. Prudential Center is anchored by Saks Fifth Avenue and Lord & Taylor and consists of 75 stores and restaurants. Major retailers include Aritzia, Barnes & Noble (Boston’s largest bookstore), Eataly Boston, Club Monaco, Canada Goose and Sephora. With over 80,000 visitors a day, Prudential Center is ranked among the top 5 shopping centers in the nation by Women’s Wear Daily. The Prudential Center is also home to the Skywalk Observatory (Boston’s only 360 degree view of Boston), an open air park located in the center, and a wide assortment of amenities such as an Enterprise car rental. Be sure to add a discounted ticket to the Skywalk Observatory to your online order!


Prudential Center is located in the heart of Boston’s historic Back Bay, and is connected to the Copley Place Mall and a short distance to Newbury Street shopping and sites such as Copley Square, Trinity Church and the Boston Symphony Orchestra.

Boarding Location & Directions:  If you already bought tickets online, then head tour departure location is located at 53 Huntington Ave, Boston, MA 02116

Prudential Center Location:  The Prudential Center is conveniently located in the Back Bay neighborhood in Boston. The Prudential Center also borders the South End and is in close proximity to the Fenway neighborhood.

Dates that Boston Duck Tours depart: Daily, March 21 – November 25

Boston Duck Tour departure times:  Tours from Prudential Center depart every half hour starting at 9am until an hour before sunset.

Tour Length:  80-minutes (One hour on land and twenty minutes in the water)

If you need to buy tickets our ticket booth is located outside the Prudential Center in front of Star Market at 53 Huntington Ave. Boston, MA 02116

Parking:  We offer discounted parking through our validation program at the Prudential Center parking garage. (Please note that parking validation does not apply if you enter before 9:30am!) Parking Rates

Prudential Center Hours:

Monday – Saturday 10:00 am – 9:00 pm
Sunday 11:00 am – 7:00 pm
*Visit during the holiday season for updated hours.

Food Options: Choose from over 10 different restaurants, including California Pizza Kitchen, Earl’s Kitchen + Bar, Num Pang Kitchen and The Cheesecake Factory.

Groups:  Groups can enjoy it all at Prudential Center, including group dining options, food vouchers sold through Boston Duck Tours, discount shopper cards, scavenger hunt opportunities and private event space. For detailed information on groups at Prudential Center, click here

Discounts:  With your Boston Duck Tour ticket, you receive a coupon for the PRUferred discount shopper card! Save at over 50 stores and restaurants by picking up your card at the Concierge Desk located in Center Court.

When you purchase a Boston Duck Tour ticket, you may also purchase a combo ticket to the Skywalk Observatory located on the 50th floor of the Prudential Tower.

Ticket Pricing

  • $41.99 — Adults
  • $27.99 — Children (ages 3 to 11)
  • $10.50 — Children (under 3 & infants)
  • $33.99 — Seniors (62 & up)
  • $33.99 — Military
Early Duck Discount Purchase tickets for a tour that Departs at 9:00am or 9:30am and save up to $9.50 per ticket! Online Only.

Foreign Language Tours Tours marked in blue are offered by our famous ConDUCKtors, but are also available in 9 languages via GPS headsets. Available in German, French, Spanish, Italian, Mandarin, Japanese, Portuguese, Cantonese and Korean.

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